Zambia: Country to Become Economic Hub – Rupiah Banda

source: allAfrica
The Times of Zambia (Ndola)
7 December 2009

PRESIDENT Rupiah Banda is optimistic that Zambia will soon become the economic hub of the continent because of the extensive investment in the education and construction sectors.

Speaking at State House yesterday when a Malaysian delegation presented 11 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) signed between institutions of learning in Malaysia and Zambia as well as the construction industry from that country and their counterparts here, President Banda said that it would not be long before many investors on the continent considered investing in the country.

The Malaysian delegation was led by Senior Economic Advisor -JICA and the Government of Zambia Dato’ Jegathesan.

“In my inaugural speech, I said Zambia remains a hub of Africa. Whenever others in Africa think of where to go, they will come to Zambia. Perhaps by receiving these MoUs, we are [continue reading]

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